ministration, it is a pattern of impunity. impunity to lie, and petite to deceive and distort, and kennedy that is personal, that is professional and is governmental. and that kind of impunity, which has caused so much death and misery in iraq and afghanistan and elsewhere, is being fast for did, figure to for where we are now. so even today, although what is done is done, we might say, the failure of people like colin powell to step up and say, " looked, and not only was i wrong, but in planning and implementing aggressive war of violated the nuremberg principles." if we could get those kind of statements from these former top officials, we could look at the agenda building for war on iran in a more understanding light. >> colonel lawrence wilkerson, your response?